Octagon Health Data Science Competition

Our Digital Health Technologies Stream is offering the 2021 Octagon Health Data Science Competition! Please review the details below. 

  • Team Registration Deadline: October 27, 2021
  • Cases Received: October 29, 2021
  • Case Analytics Deadline: November 1, 2021
  • Team Presentations: November 5, 2021 via Zoom
  • Location: University of Toronto Mississauga
  • Award for winning team: $5,000
  • Eligibility:
    • Open to students from ALL academic institutions
    • undergraduate, graduates and post-doctoral fellows; professionals planning to return to school
    • Teams must have a minimum of 2 members; there is no maximum to the number of team members
  • Registration: Please send each team member's name, email, and current institution/degree program/company to mbiotech@utoronto.ca
  • Schedule of Events
    • Oct 29th: Link to data set and problem is sent out
    • Nov 1st: Analysis due (format below) by email to jayson.parker@utoronto.ca
      • 5 pages 1.5 line spacing (Times New Roman); abstract, methods and results/discussion
      • All figures in the appendix; appendix can be as large as needed; provide figure captions
    • Presentations (by invitation): Nov 5th at 11:00 AM

Octagon Competition Poster